Organic
Processing
French fries

Nirvana

An early maincrop processing variety suitable for the French fries industry with late blight resistance in foliage and tuber.
  • High dry matter content
  • Good dry matter distribution
  • Late blight resistance
Marketsegments
Organic
Processing
French fries
Nirvana GRB CL©Agrico20
Nirvana FF©Agrico20
Agrico Aardappelveld
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Product manager Olaf van Campen about Nirvana

Nirvana is a new Next Generation variety from Agrico. Olaf van Campen will explain about this variety. This variety is Phytophthora-resistant, has a good yield and a good distribution in dry matter.

 

Plant and tuber characteristics

  • Maturity:
    early maincrop / 5,5
  • Light sprout colour:
    red / R
  • Flower colour:
    purple / P
  • Number of berries:
    below average / 6,5
  • Foliage - initial development:
    quite fast / 7,5
  • Foliage - final development:
    good / 8
  • Foliage - firmness:
    firm / 8
  • Skin colour:
    yellow / Y
  • Flesh colour:
    yellow / 7
  • Skin finish:
    quite poor / 5
  • Tuber shape:
    oval / O
  • Regularity of tuber shape:
    regular / 7
  • 5 low | 9 high
    Tuberisation:
    average / 6
  • Tuber size:
    quite large / 7,5
  • Regularity of size:
    quite regular / 6,5

Sensitivity and quality

  • Secondary growth:
    quite sensitive / 6
  • Black spot (internal bruising):
    quite sensitive / 6,5
  • Growth cracks:
    slightly sensitive / 7
  • Harvest damage:
    sensitive / 5
  • Metribuzin - pre-emergence:
    sensitive / 5,5
  • Metribuzin - post-emergence:
    slightly sensitive / 7
  • 3 very sensitive | 8 minimum tot none sensitive
    Bentazon:
    - / -
  • 4 poor result | 8 good result
    Ethylene:
    25% more tubers / 8
  • Underwater weight:
    422
  • Dry matter content :
    22,8%
  • Cooking type:
    floury / BC
  • Discolouration (after cooking):
    quite sensitive / 6,5
  • Raw discolouration:
    sensitive / 5
  • Fries quality:
    good / 7
  • Dry matter distribution:
    excellent / 8
  • Crisping quality:
    average / 6
  • TGA-level:
    4,85
  • Carvone oil:
    15% to 25% more tubers / 7
  • 4 short | 8 long
    Dormancy:
    long / 8

Resistances

  • Virus - Leaf roll:
    - / -
  • Virus - Yn:
    susceptible / 5,5
  • Virus - Yntn (tuber):
    susceptible / 5,5
  • Spraing:
    susceptible / 5,5
  • Late blight - foliage:
    slightly to not susceptible / 9
  • Late blight - tuber:
    slightly to not susceptible / 9
  • Fusarium:
    slightly to not susceptible / 8
  • Common scab:
    susceptible / 5
  • Powdery scab:
    slightly to not susceptible / 8
  • Black dot:
    susceptible / 5,5
  • Wart disease F1:
    very susceptible / 1
  • Wart disease F6:
    - / -
  • Wart disease F18:
    - / -
  • Golden nematode Ro 1/4:
    - / -
  • Golden nematode Ro 2/3:
    - / -
  • White nematode Pa 2:
    moderately susceptible / 5
  • White nematode Pa 3:
    susceptible / 2

Would you like to know more about the Nirvana?

The best way to guarantee a good harvest and the best return on your investment is to start out with healthy, high-quality seed potatoes and expert advice. At Agrico, we are committed to and invest in knowledge and research. This has enabled us to cultivate a wide range of unique potato varieties that display effective resistance, strong variety characteristics and a high yield. Naturally, the seed potatoes we supply are fully certified.

If you have any specific questions about the Nirvanaor would like to know what Agrico can do for you with respect to varieties, please feel free to contact us.

Martin Pot

Product Manager
Martin Pot

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